Final Day To Save 4 Percent On Your Property Taxes

November 30, 2015

Today is the final day to save four percent on your 2015 real estate and tangible personal property taxes is now underway.  This year’s  tax rolls include 176,000 accounts totaling $258 million, according to Janet Holley, Escambia County tax collector.

Bills were delivered to the post office on October 30 for mailing and should have arrived by November 10.  A four percent discount for early payment is good through November 30, 2015.

Other discount periods are as follows: December‑‑3%; January‑‑2%; February‑‑1%; and the gross amount is due in March 2016.  Taxes become delinquent April 1 and are assessed a 3% penalty.  When mailed, discounts are determined by postmark of payment.  When a discount period ends on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, the discount period will be extended to the next business day for walk‑in customers only.

Tax revenue is generated for the various taxing authorities and is approximated as follows: District School Board, $117 million; Escambia County Board of County Commissioners, $112 million; City of Pensacola, $16 million; Sheriff MSTU, $7.1 million; Library MSTU, $5.3 million; Northwest Florida Water Management, $572,000; Downtown Improvement Board, $375,800; and Town of Century, $29,700.  Additionally, MSBU collections totaling $17 million include: County fire protection, $13.2 million; City Stormwater, $2.7 million; and various other MSBUs, $1.1 million.

Office are open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at:

  • Downtown – 213 Palafox Place
  • Marcus Pointe – 6451 North W Street
  • Molino – 6440 Highway 95-A North, Suite A
  • Warrington – 4051 Barrancas Avenue, Suite A

You may check the status of your taxes and pay on the website at www.EscambiaTaxCollector.com.  While paying online may be the most convenient, other options are available, such as payment by mail, by phone, or in person.  If you do not receive your tax bill by November 10, please call the tax collector’s office at 438‑6500, ext. 3252.

Comments

One Response to “Final Day To Save 4 Percent On Your Property Taxes”

  1. Wendell on November 30th, 2015 9:22 pm

    Just used the link wow that was easy; wouldn’t have gotten the discount otherwise- I forgot about it haha thanks william





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